Israel and Palestine
Terms in this set (20)
What war ended the Ottoman Empire?
What was the main reason the Ottoman Empire ended?
The Ottomans chose the wrong side of the war
What was the name of the secret treaty between Great Britain and France during WWI about the area known as Palestine?
What was the name of the promise that was given to the Jewish people for a homeland?
What 2 groups have a historical claim on the land known as Palestine or what is now Israel?
Palestinians and Israelis
Besides land, what are 2 other reasons the Palestinians and Jews have conflict?
water resources and religion
Why was Jerusalem not assigned to either the Jews or the Palestinians when the United Nations created the Partition Plan in 1947?
Jerusalem is a holy city for all 3 religions
What country ruled over the land of Palestine between WWI and WWII?
Because of what 2 reasons did Jews begin moving to Palestine after WWI?
Zionism and the Balfour Declaration
What world event led the United Nations to create the state of Israel?
Why did Great Britain and France keep the Sikes-Picot agreement secret?
They had already promised the Arabs independence and then a year later promised the Jews a homeland.
What is the hatred of Jews called?
Besides land, what other issues have to be resloved between the Israel and the Palestinians?
Palestinian refugees, water resources and conflict
What are the 2 main Palestinian Territories currently?
Gaza Strip and West Bank
What happened in the war of 1948/1949 after Israel was created?
Israel gained 1/3 more land and many Palestinians became refugees in neighboring Arab countries.
What happened after the 6 Days War?
Israel gained the Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, West Bank, Jerusalem, and Sinai Peninsula
Why did Egypt agree to meet Israel at the Camp David Accords in the United States?
They wanted the Sinai Peninsula back and they also wanted peace.
What consequences did Egypt face after the Camp David Accords?
The Arab nations were unhappy with their peace agreement
What is the group in the Gaza Strip that first acted against Israel with Sucicide Bombers?
What institution was responsible for the partition plan with 2 mostly equal states in 1947?